Friday, September 30, 2016

Fielding Hills: Consistently Producing Great Wines

March 23, 2016 by  
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Fielding Hills Winery is one of the top wineries in Washington State. Owner/winemaker Mike Wade and his wife Karen are longtime apple and cherry growers who turned a middle portion of their orchard near Mattawa into a vineyard. Their RiverBend Vineyard, planted in 1998, is in the Wahluke Slope AVA and is their sole source […]

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Ysios: A Boutique Winery in the Campo Viejo Family

October 7, 2015 by  
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Ysios is a boutique winery in the Campo Viejo family, exclusively dedicated to the crafting of Reserva wines made from 100% Tempranillo grapes. Located in Laguardia in the Rioja Alavesa sub-region of Rioja, Spain, the picturesque Ysios winery was created by renowned architect Santiago Calatrava and opened in 2001. The name Ysios pays tribute to […]

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Campo Viejo: Where Wine and Art Come Together

July 10, 2015 by  
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Spanish artist Okuda and French artist Remed are renowned in the urban art scene for their colorful creations. Okuda was born and raised in Santander, Spain. He started painting in 1997 and began producing urban art on a larger scale in 2002. Okuda specializes in street art, illustrations, paintings, murals, sculptures, and installations. Remed grew […]

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2012 Kennedy Shah Merlot

June 18, 2015 by  
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The Woodhouse Wine Estates is a boutique winery located in Woodinville, Washington. Owners Bijal and Sinead Shah founded Woodhouse Wine Estates in 2004 along with Bijal’s uncle Tom Campbell. Winemaker Jean Claude Beck comes from several generations of French winemakers and has worked at various wineries in California and Washington. Woodhouse produces three tiers of […]

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Fielding Hills’ Best Wine Yet: 2009 Estate Barrel Select Syrah [Wow! Alert]

April 30, 2015 by  
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Fielding Hills Winery, a small, family-owned winery in Wenatchee, is one of the top wineries in Washington State. Owner/winemaker Mike Wade and his wife Karen are longtime apple and cherry growers who turned a middle portion of their orchard near Mattawa into a vineyard. Their RiverBend Vineyard, planted in 1998, is in the Wahluke Slope […]

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Chateau Ste. Michelle Delivers Serious Bang for Your Buck

February 11, 2015 by  
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Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington State’s founding winery with its roots dating back to the repeal of Prohibition. In 1976, Ste. Michelle built a French-style chateau in Woodinville, just northeast of Seattle. While all of Chateau Ste. Michelle’s vineyards are located on the east side of the Cascade Mountains, all of their white wines are […]

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Fall Line Winery: Current and Upcoming Releases

October 29, 2014 by  
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Recently, we had the pleasure to catch up with winemaker Tim Sorenson and taste through Fall Line Winery’s current and upcoming releases. We tasted six of their current releases and also previewed three other wines that will be released in the fall of 2015. While we were very impressed with all nine wines, we thought […]

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Long Shadows Vintners: 2011 Sequel Syrah [Wow! Alert]

September 10, 2014 by  
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Founded by Washington wine pioneer Allen Shoup, Long Shadows Vintners is a collection of ultra-premium wineries comprised of internationally acclaimed winemakers from the major wine regions of the world. Each winemaker is a partner in a unique winery dedicated to producing a single Columbia Valley wine representing a “best of type” that reflects the winemaker’s […]

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New Releases from Fielding Hills, 2011 Vintage

August 6, 2014 by  
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Fielding Hills Winery, a small, family-owned winery in Wenatchee, is one of the top wineries in Washington State. Owner/winemaker Mike Wade and his wife Karen are longtime apple and cherry growers who have turned a middle portion of their orchard near Mattawa into a vineyard. Their RiverBend Vineyard, planted in 1998, is in the Wahluke […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Gnocchi

June 25, 2014 by  
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While gnocchi does not receive as much attention as other pastas, potato gnocchi has become popular and frequently appears on restaurant menus. In fact, in the past year, I have enjoyed delicious gnocchi both in Italy and here in Seattle. Since we Wine Peeps enjoy Italian food very much, I decided to prepare a challenging […]

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